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2 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Fox's Ablow: Obama Not Campaign Closer 'Unless The American People Want To Commit Suicide'

This is what passes for political commentary on Faux "news." Here's a shocker. Fox ran a poll asking the question "Would you want Pres.

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Related Topix: Keith Ablow, US News

2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Another U.N. School Hit In Gaza War, Killing At Least 19 Palestinians

A boy looks through a hole on the wall made after an Israel strike at the Abu Hussein U.N. school in the Jebaliya refugee camp in Gaza For the second time in as many weeks, a United Nations-run school in the Gaza Strip was hit with with artillery fire , with reports that as many 90 Palestinians were wounded in the attack that killed an estimated 19 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US News

2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Colorado Supreme Court Orders End To Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

For the past month , Hall has issued a total of 202 licenses to same-sex couples.

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Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

5 hrs ago | Truthdig

Israel Bombs Gaza Back to Stone Age: Razes Only Power Plant & Plunges Strip into Darkness

Israel launched a 7-hour campaign of intensive bombing of Gaza on Tuesday, destroying its only power plant.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US News

5 hrs ago | Truthdig

Campus Sexual Assault: What Are Colleges Doing Wrong?

During their time at college, the Department of Justice estimates one in five women will be sexually assaulted, and as many as 95 percent of the cases go unreported.

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Related Topix: US News, Suicide, Florida State University

6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Big Victory in Detroit over Water! Elected mayor regains control of water utility

Amid international attention to Detroit's policy of cracking down on water customers with overdue bills, the city's emergency manager Tuesday granted fuller authority to Mayor Mike Duggan to manage the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.

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Related Topix: Detroit, TX, US News

6 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blue

Sex trafficking among young children

When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, US News

8 hrs ago | Burnt Orange Report

Criminal Complaint Filed Against Sen. Ken Paxton

At the beginning of the month, it was becoming clear Republican State Senator and nominee for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton could become toxic to the entire Texas Republican slate.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Texas, Travis County, TX, US News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Kos

Congress rushes to pass VA funding before leaving for recess

U.S. Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders and House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller announce bipartisan legislation to address problems in the VA healthcare system.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Daily Kos

The Black Body is Always a Threat: White Racial Paranoia Killed Eric Garner

I have not written about the videotaped killing of Eric Garner by the New York Police Department--and their subsequent efforts to cover up the crime--because I did not want to contribute to the online necropolis of black and brown people unjustly killed by white American racism.

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Related Topix: Prison, Hamill, SD, US News

National Public Radio

Former Va. Gov. McDonnell's Trial Opens With Claims Of 'Poisoned' Marriage

The public corruption trial is now underway for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, US News

Common Dreams

Terrorism in the Israeli Attack on Gaza

Palestinian relatives mourn for victims of the Duheir family, near the rubble of their home, after it was destroyed by an Israeli air strike in Rafah on July 29, 2014, in the southern of Gaza strip.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News

Crooks and Liars

Brain Scientist Arrested For Pointing AR-15 At Waiting Passengers At Phoenix Airport

In Arizona there's nothing wrong with swaggering around with a semi-automatic weapon on your back, as long as it's not pointed at anyone.

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Related Topix: Tempe, AZ, Maricopa County, AZ, US News

Crooks and Liars

Bill O'Reilly Attacks George Will For Saying We Should Welcome Child Refugees To America

Bill-O is not happy with his counterpart George Will for saying we should welcome the child refugees from Central America.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US News

ThinkProgress

North Carolina Abandons Defense Of Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Same-sex couples marched in Ashville, NC last October before a protest where they requested marriage licenses they knew they would not be issued.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Truthdig

Gaza Cease-Fire: Unlike Iraq, Iran, Libya and N. Korea, Israel Has Impunity from Defying UNSC

The United Nations Security Council is theoretically a sort of sovereign in international law.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), North Korea, Asia, US News

OpEdNews

If We Dislike War Like We Dislike Cancer

War and cancer are among our leading causes of human death around the world. They can't be strictly separated and compared since war is a major cause of cancer, as is war preparation .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, US News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Media Matters for America

Fox News Is Disappointed That U.S. Deportation Policy Is Focused On Felons

A FoxNews.com article asserted that undocumented immigrants protesting outside the White House were given "a pass" from being arrested by immigration officials who prioritize apprehensions and deportations for more serious offenders.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Media, Television, FOX News Network

OpEdNews

Admitted Liar Claims Russia Is Shooting Artillery Into Ukraine

The ODNI says that this slide shows ground scarring at two multiple rocket launch sites oriented in the direction of Ukrainian military units.

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Related Topix: US News, Patriot Act, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, James Sensenbrenner, James R. Clapper

ThinkProgress

Tidal 'Nuisance Flooding' On The Rise In Coastal Cities As Sea Level Inches Upward

A new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this week found that nuisance flooding, or minor flooding, has increased on all three U.S. coasts between 300 and 925 percent since the 1960s.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Oceanography, Science, US News

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